By Richard E. Gertsch and Richard Lee Bullock. This book consists of selected materials from the out-of-print industry standard, Underground Mining Methods Handbook. More than 40 chapters covering such underground mining topics as sampling, planning, reserve analysis, cost calculations, various methods of support, block and panel caving, and sublevel caving make up this comprehensive test. This is an excellent teaching tool for mining students and industry professionals. Hardcover, 823 pp., 1998.